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Welcome to Belmont ...

Belmont is located in Whitman County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Belmont, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1887.

Belmont is 2,500 feet [762 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Belmont is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Belmont lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Belmont lies within the (509) area code.

The ZIP code for Belmont: 99158<3>

Communities Also Named Belmont ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 88 communities that are also named Belmont - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida (3), Georgia (4), Idaho, Illinois (3), Indiana (3), Kansas (6), Kentucky (3), Louisiana (3), Maine, Manitoba, Maryland (2), Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi (2), Missouri, Montana (2), Nebraska (2), Nevada, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York (2), North Carolina (6), Nova Scotia (2), Ohio (4), Ontario, Pennsylvania (3), Prince Edward Island, South Carolina (3), Tennessee (6), Texas, Vermont, Virginia (8), West Virginia and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Belmont.

Communities near Belmont ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Belmont.

  • Colfax
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
  • Palouse
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the south)
  • Potlatch
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
  • Tekoa
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast)
  • Garfield
    (5 miles [8 km] to the south)
  • Saint John
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
  • Rosalia
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest)
  • Oakesdale
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oakesdale
    • Oakesdale is located in Whitman County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 425 people
  • Malden
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
  • Onaway
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Onaway have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Onaway
    • Onaway is located in Latah County (ID)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 198 people

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Belmont. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Belmont.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Belmont. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Belmont.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Belmont. See our Newspapers Page for Belmont.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Belmont ...

Looking for more information about Belmont? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Belmont, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Belmont.

Adding Belmont to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Belmont in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Belmont was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>

From that list, the Belmont post office opened in 1887.

We also found Belmont in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Belmont.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Belmont. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Whitman County: www.whitmancounty.org/

The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Whitman, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Belmont - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Belmont). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Belmont or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<6>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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